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Category Archives: Laos

Vegan (kin j) in Laos – reinventing traditional Lao recipes

“If we could live happy and healthy lives without harming others, why wouldn’t we?”
(Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary, 2019)1

There is a growing popularity of veganism all around the world.2  In affluent western societies, more and more – … Read more

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A day in the life of three students, an English teacher and a Team VII volunteer at the LGTC

I work at the LGTC and meet many different persons every day. As I spend several hours a week with my tandem-partner and students, I was beginning to get curious about their different daily routines. Eventually I found out and … Read more

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“Team VIII” revisited

Hello there and Sabaidee, dear reader!

We are happy to announce that Team VIII now has its own permanent blog page among the pages of all previous teams. On this page, the volunteers of Team VIII describe their tasks, responsibilities, … Read more

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Cultural landmarks in Vientiane – manifestations of Lao history

Sightseeing in Vientiane by Team VIII

March 2nd 2019, Saturday morning, 8:30 a.m.

One part of Team VIII – the team working in the schools and staying at “the villa” – is getting ready to be picked up … Read more

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Interview with a Chilean expat in Vientiane – the Bacan Café

It was on the 18th of September, the day Team VII arrived in Laos, that we ate our first pastries from our (soon-to-be) favorite coffee shop in Laos. After 16 hours of travelling and some hours of making ourselves at … Read more

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Morning sport in Sikeud Primary School – combatting the “cold”

The onset of the “cold season” in winter brings a mean temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, and Laotians start wearing jackets, woolly hats, leggings, and gloves. To combat the cold, a new routine begins at Ban Sikeud Primary School: … Read more

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